Bio-Trac and ATCC Partner to Lead Workshop on Best Practices in Mammalian Cell Culture

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Bio-Trac and ATCC will partner in February to conduct a “Best Practices in Mammalian Cell Culture” workshop at the MC Bioscience Education Center in Germantown to offer a comprehensive overview of best principles and techniques related to cell culture technique.

Why It’s Important to Have Mentors Beyond Your PI, and How to Find Them

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During graduate school we lean heavily on our Principal Investigators (PIs) to provide us guidance on our projects and experiments. And while PIs can be great mentors in this regard, that doesn’t mean they are great mentors in all areas of a student’s career development, especially if the student wants to pursue a job outside of academia.

Do You Need a Graduate Degree to Have a Fulfilling Career in the Life Sciences?

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For high-achieving science majors, it’s almost expected that they pursue some sort of graduate education, whether that be an M.D., Ph.D., Pharm.D., Master’s, etc. Decades ago, you could probably make a strong argument that yes – a graduate degree would open significantly more doors for you in the life sciences. In recent years, though, as the industry and job market continue to grow and change, this is not necessarily the case. Jobseekers from all over are finding careers in biotech, biopharma, and medtech that are not only fulfilling, but also have immense opportunities for career growth. Biomanufacturing and Quality Control/Assurance are just a few notable examples.

The Return to a Traditional Workplace May Be Inevitable This Year According to Recent Survey

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The Return to a Traditional Workplace May Be Inevitable This Year According Recent Survey
A recent ResumeBuilder.com survey may indicated a shift in the hiring strategy for most employers this year to replenish the traditional workplace.
Chris Frew, CEO at Workforce Genetics
As the world continues to navigate the aftermath of the pandemic, many companies are re-evaluating their approach to work in 2023, and the role of the office has returned as an important part of their operational strategy. A recent ResumeBuilder.com survey found that 90% of Companies Will Require Employees to Return to a Traditional Workplace this year.
This shift back towards in-person collaboration and connection is an indication of the growing realization of the benefits that come with traditional working environments – for both employers and employees.
The survey, which received feedback from 1,000 employers of companies that have been in business for at least three years and had a majority of workers in traditional office spaces prior to the pandemic, revealed some interesting findings. Currently, 66% of employers require employees to work from the office with some frequency. In the next six months, 73% of fully remote companies will return to in-person work, indicating that by 2023,…

Biopharma/Biotech Companies Hiring Right Now in Philadelphia – Q1 2023

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BioBuzz rounds up some of the top Philadelphia life sciences companies looking to strengthen their teams for the coming year. The companies offer multiple job listings in different departments for candidates with a wide range of skills and experience levels.

Frederick Community College Offering Affordable, Accessible Cell Therapy and Flow Cytometry Course in Spring 2023

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Flow cytometry is undoubtedly one of the most powerful and important lab techniques needed for cell therapy work. We can use fluorescent markers to track how well viruses are transfecting cells with the genes needs to create CAR T cells. Cells can be labeled with a plethora of antibodies to get a precise characterization of cell type distribution in a sample. We can get a before-and-after screenshot of how a cell population responds to certain stimuli and how they differentiate, and we can also assess the health of cells and whether they’re proliferating or dying.

Inside Recruiting: Navigating Relocation Benefits in a Remote-Work World

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The pandemic changed—and continues to change—how people work, how they think about work and how employers and job seekers negotiate employment offers and compensation packages. Employers were forced to accept remote work during the pandemic; now and perhaps moving forward remote work has silently become an embedded and expected part of most employer operations and many people’s work lives. 

MC Biotech Boot Camp Returns to Montgomery College

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MC Biotech’s Boot Camp provides training for people who are looking to break into the state’s life sciences ecosystem, whether they are looking to start or change their career paths. The Boot Camp offers 64 hours of training through lectures and hands-on laboratory activities.